12 things to know about Pope Francis

Published On: Mar 14 2013 10:40:01 AM PDT   Updated On: Nov 17 2014 07:04:09 AM PST

Pope Francis will make his first trip to the United States as pontiff next September. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio
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8. Pope Francis is considered a straight-shooter who adheres to the church's most conservative wing. He opposes same-sex marriage and abortion.

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